Bids, Proposals, Quotes & Waivers

A minimum of two written quotations are required for printing purchases $250-$24,999.  Three written quotes are required for printing purchases $25,000-$49,999.

A minimum of two written quotes are required for purchases $5,000-$24,999.  Three written quotes are required for all purchases $25,000-$49,000.

A Request for Bid (RFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) is required for purchases over $50,000.  ($25,000 for public construction.)

A sole source is an item or service that is only available from a single source. District Board approval is required for sole source procurements of $50,000 or more.

A completed and approved Waiver of Competitive Bidding Form is required for any purchase $5,000+ that doesn’t follow a competitive bidding process (quotes or RFB/RFP).

Guidelines for Bids and Proposals (DOC, 36 KB)

Guidelines for Obtaining Quotes (DOC, 293 KB)

Bid/Proposal and Sole Source Procurement Schedule (PDF, 79 KB)

Please contact Purchasing or call 608-258-2010 with any questions.